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    136th WHO Executive Board: UICC statement on surgical care

    29 January 2015: Today, UICC addressed Ministers of Health at the 136th WHO Executive Board on “Strengthening emergency and essential surgical care and anaesthesia as a component of universal health coverage”

    UICC delivered a statement (click here to read in full) calling for Member States to focus on strengthening essential surgical care for cancer. In particular, UICC highlighted the following key...

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    Record-breaking commitment made by world leaders to protect poorest children with vaccines

    Support puts Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance on the path to immunise a further 300 million children and save up to 6 million more lives

    Berlin, 27 January 2015 – Hundreds of millions of children living in the world’s poorest countries will receive life-saving vaccines as a result of record-breaking financial commitments made today at...

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    UICC and ACS Join Forces to Build Capacity for Members in Central America

    2-day workshop for Central American UICC member organisations

    UICC and ACS collaborated to develop and deliver a 2-day workshop for Central American UICC member organisations and selected My Child Matters Project Leaders from Colombia and Paraguay whose...

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    Global Cancer Advocacy Training- March 28-29, 2015 Boston, USA

    The American Cancer Society’s Global Scholars Program, in collaboration with the Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network (YP-CDN) and the Harvard Global Equity Initiative (HGEI), is excited to host a cancer advocacy training workshop at Harvard University on March 28-29, 2015.

    The American Cancer Society’s Global Scholars Program, in collaboration with the Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network (YP-CDN) and the Harvard Global Equity Initiative (HGEI), is excited to...

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    World Cancer Day is less than two weeks away!

    What are YOUR plans to mark the Day?

    It's coming up faster than you think, but fear not, there are still plenty of things you can do, big or small, to create greater awareness around cancer and to show the world that cancer is "Not...

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    IAHPC Traveling Scholarships to the 14th World Congress of the EAPC

    "Building Bridges"in Copenhagen, May 8-10, 2015

    The International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care (IAHPC) are pleased to announce that they will provide ten (10) scholarships to support the travel of palliative care workers to attend...

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    2015 UICC Workshop Programme Call for Proposals now open

    The Global Education and Training team at UICC is pleased to announce the call for proposals for the 2015 UICC Workshop Grants. The application deadline is 1st March 2015.

    Last year, six grants were awarded and workshops took place in Georgia, India, Kazakhstan, Morocco, Sudan and Uganda. We hope the programme will be equally geographically diverse and successful this...

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    ESMO-led Anti-Cancer Medicines Availability Study

    The peer review deadline has just been extended as ESMO are missing reviews for some important countries.

    Your assistance would be appreciated on three actions: Review the data online - select the tumour types you wish to review Leave any comments online or mail them to Nathan Cherny Please forward this...

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    Passing of Dr Nigel Gray, AO

    Sunday 21 December, 2014

    The public health community in Australia and internationally is in mourning today, with the announcement of the death of one of its pioneers, Dr Nigel Gray AO. Dr Gray, the Director of the Cancer...

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    YY Fellowship Applications close 15 Jan

    Pursue a research collaboration abroad

    UICC is accepting Yamagiwa-Yoshida Memorial international study grants (YY) applications until 15th January 2015.  Click here for more info.